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Petersen Suspension Appeal Scheduled For Wednesday
The Maricopa County Assessor wants his four-month suspension to end early, and Wednesday is Paul Petersen’s chance to convince the Board of Supervisors that he did not neglect his job to tend his adoption business that authorities have called illegal.
Dec. 10, 2019
Maricopa County Infant Dies Amid Early And Heavy Flu Season
A Maricopa County infant has died of influenza. This is the first pediatric flu death of 2019. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months. The infant who died was younger than that.
Dec. 10, 2019
ACLU: Medical Marijuana Patients Denied Access To Work Release From Jail
An ACLU criminal justice attorney said a handful of card-carrying medical marijuana patients have been barred from going to work while serving their jail sentences after testing positive for THC.
Dec. 10, 2019
Hospitals Sue Over This New Trump Administration Rule
Hospital groups are suing the Trump administration to block a rule that would compel them to publish their negotiated prices with insurers.
Dec. 10, 2019
Atmospheric Rivers Bring Wet Weather To Arizona
Here’s a phrase you might have heard lately: atmospheric rivers. This weather phenomenon is back this winter in the West, we’re seeing the results right here in Arizona, and climate change could lead to even wetter winter storms.
Dec. 10, 2019
New Rules Strive For Better Looking Buildings In Mesa
Mesa officials would like to give their city a facelift — and more than 500 planners, developers and community voices have met over the past year to discuss ways to improve the aesthetics of Mesa. Simply put, city leaders would like to see less junky, ugly buildings.
Dec. 10, 2019
How Netflix Took Over The 2020 Golden Globe Nominations
The Hollywood Foreign Press is out with their annual Golden Globe nominations. For more on who’s on top and who’s not, The Show got a hold of NPR’s pop culture correspondent and host of the podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes.
Dec. 10, 2019
Doctors Look For Answers On Rising Maternal Mortality Rates
New moms die in the United States at higher rates than anywhere else in the developed world. But answers as to why can be a lot harder to come by, according to Dr. Kendra Gray with the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
Dec. 10, 2019
Tribal Advocates Worry About Possible Change To Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act needs a new reauthorization, and some tribal advocates are worried about a provision being considered in the U.S. Senate. It would remove a measure enacted in 2013, which supporters say closed a loophole in which non-Native men could not be prosecuted for crimes committed against Native women on tribal land.
Dec. 10, 2019
Boas: Tempe Should Greenlight Lower Speed Limits
Last month, The Show reported that Tempe officials are considering lowering the speed limit in their city as part of an effort to reduce pedestrian deaths. There are two more public hearings scheduled for this, on Wednesday and Saturday.
Dec. 10, 2019
Supreme Court To Hear AZ Death Row Inmates Case
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn’t fully considered when he was first sentenced.
Dec. 10, 2019
18 Finalized For AZ Presidential Preference Ballot
The list of candidates for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona is now final and about what you’d expect. All the well-known candidates got their paperwork in on time.
Dec. 10, 2019
How A New Tariff Deal With Japan Will Impact AZ Beef Farmers
The United States and Japan have reached a deal that has U.S. farmers feeling hopeful. The deal opens up Japan’s markets to U.S. beef and other agricultural products. To explain how this will affect Arizona beef farmers is Stefanie Smallhouse, the state president of the Arizona Farmer Bureau, joined The Show.
Dec. 10, 2019
How To Stop Porch Pirates From Stealing Your Holiday Packages
They are called "porch pirates," the people sometimes seen in grainy doorbell camera videos stealing packages delivered to doorways. A recent New York Times analysis estimates 1.7 million packages are stolen in America every day.
Dec. 10, 2019
White House, Congressional Democrats Strike Deal On USMCA
On Tuesday morning, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Democratic support for a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Ian Kullgren of Politico has been covering the deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. He joined The Show to explain why it took over a year to get to where we are today with the trade agreement.
Dec. 10, 2019
Grijalva, Romero Join Tucson Protest Against Border Wall
Protesters gathered in Tucson on Saturday to voice their opposition to the border wall. Congressman Raul Grijalva was there, blaming the wall, at least in part, for the divisiveness in the country today. And he was also joined by newly elected Tucson Mayor Regina Romero. Romero talked about why the protest was important for her and the city.
Dec. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: U.S. Officials Misled The Public About
Since 2001, U.S. officials have been misleading the public with a public charade of a successful war effort, but behind the scenes, a different story was playing out.
Dec. 10, 2019
Smartphones And Social Media: Boon Or Bane For The Brain?
Email; text; social media. From moment to moment, our devices disrupt our days with demands that we document, curate and share our lives. Amid all this clamor, are we ever fully present? And, if not, what do our little lapses cost us?
Does Modern Technology Actually Make Our Lives More Efficient?
Dec. 10, 2019
BLM Workers Face Deadline: Move West Or Move On
Thursday is the deadline for Washington, D.C., employees of the Bureau of Land Management to decide if they will take a reassignment out West. Some employees may get extensions.
Dec. 9, 2019
Mesa Bans Vaping In Public Places
The Mesa City Council voted to make it illegal to vape in public places, becoming the latest Arizona city or town to restrict the use of vaping products.
Lawmakers Renew Effort To Regulate Vaping
Dec. 9, 2019

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